• Edvation Summit 2017

    November 5–6, 2017

    Tokyo, JAPAN

  • About the Conference

    With exponential evolution of digital technologies, we are facing the era ofIndustry 4.0 (4th Industrial Revolution)

    accelerated by AI, IoT and manycutting-edge technologies. Innovation in every aspect of industries, structures,rules and regulations is inevitable.
    We feel that education is no exception and have been promoting EdTech.

    As anext step to drive it further, we are hosting a global conference focused oneducation and human resource development with industry leaders and people ineducation sector.

    The conference introduces advanced cases and diversesolutions and startups. Our purpose is to showcase companies and services, to
    facilitate discussions and communities, to give kids cutting-edge innovativeexperiences and to cultivate next generationʼs leaders in technology.

     

    Masahiro Sato
    Chairman, Association of Innovative Education
    Founder, EdTech Japan

  • Event Overview

    Tokyo becomes an innovation hub for 2 days. International and domestic innovators exchange their ideas and network.

    ■ Date November 5-6, 2017. 9am-5pm

    ■ Place Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo (Nagata-cho and Kojimachi areas)

    ■ Ticket 10,000 JPY for 2 days

  • Target Audience

    Education and public institutions

    ●Teachers

    ●School board

    ●Parents and students

    ●Early childhood education

    ●Life-long education

    ●Special education

    ●University / research institution

    ●Local government

    ●Policy makers

    etc

    Industry

    ●HR / corporate training

    ●New business development

    ●IT

    ●After / cram schools, correspondence services

    ●Startups

    ●VC / investors

    etc

     

  • Speakers

    Allison Baum

    Fresco Capital
    Co-Founder and Managing Partner

    Andrew

    Smith Lewis

    Cerego

    Co-Founder & CEO

    Charles McIntyre

    EdTechXEurope

    Co-Founder
    IBIS Capital CEO

     

    Daniel DonoHue

    BrainPOP

    Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

    Hannes Marais

    Edmodo

    Advanced Projects, Director

    Juan José Güemes

    IE BUSINESS SCHOOL
    CHAIRMAN ENTREPERENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION DEPARTMENT

    Larry Nelson

    Microsoft

    Worldwide Managing Director,
    Education Partners, WWPS Education

     

    Masako Wakamiya

    iPhone application developer

    Ron Reed

    Founder & Director,
    SXSW EDU

    Vince Chan

    Co-Founder, Creta Ventures

    Yoichi Ochiai

    Media Artist, PhD (Applied Computer Science).
    Assistant Professor at University of Tsukuba

  • Timetable

    Can EdTech Change the World?

    • Ron Reed (Founder & Director,SXSW EDU)

    11/5(Sun.)AM10:10~10:40

    Unleashing human intelligence in the rise of artificial intelligence: How ready are you?

    • Vince Chan (Co-Founder, Creta Ventures)

    11/5(Sun.)AM10:55~11:25

    EdTech Week Asia Special Session

    • Charles McIntyre (EdTechXEurope Co-Founder IBIS Capital CEO)

    11/5(Sun.)AM11:40~12:40

    Not Too Old to Learn to Code

    • Masako Wakamiya (iPhone application developer)

    11/5(Sun.)PM0:55~1:25

    Microsoft in Education -- a Global Perspective

     

    • Larry Nelson (Worldwide Managing Director,Education Partners,WWPS Education)

    11/5(Sun.)PM1:40~2:10

    Can AI Create Passionate Learners?

    • Hannes Marais (Edmodo Advanced Projects, Director)

     

    11/5(Sun.)PM2:25~2:55

    "Education & Technology trends in Europe"

    • Juan José Güemes (IE BUSINESS SCHOOL CHAIRMAN ENTREPERENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION DEPARTMENT)

    11/5(Sun.)PM3:10~3:40

    Playful Learning: Maximizing Student Engagement in the Classroom

    • Daniel DonoHue(Vice President, Strategic Initiatives BrainPOP)

    11/5(Sun.)PM3:55~4:25

    When Big Data & Congnitive Science Meet AI - Shifting Edtech from Evolution to Revolution

    • Andrew Smith Lewis (Cerego Co-Founder & CEO)

     

    11/6(Mon.)AM10:00~10:30

    "Going Global: The Challenges and Opportunities of Changing Education at Scale"

    • Allison Baum (Fresco Capital Co-Founder and Managing Partner)

    11/6(Mon.)AM10:45~11:15

    Technology and Design: The Future of Education Told by "Modern-day Wizard"

    • Yoichi Ochiai (Media Artist, PhD (Applied Computer Science). Assistant Professor at University of Tsukuba, Head of Digital Nature Group. )

    11/6(Mon.)AM11:30~12:00

    Timetable is updated at any time!

  • Tickets

    ーTicket categories and prices are as below.ー

     

    【Early bird】2-Day pass + Party (Both days) *Available until 10/10 → ¥11,000
    【Early Bird】2-Day pass *Available until 10/10  → ¥8,000
    2-Day pass + Party (Both days)  → ¥13,000
    2-Day pass → ¥10,000
    1-Day pass + Party (One day) *Only for 11/5  → ¥9,000
    1-Day pass *Only for conference on 11/5  → ¥6,000
    1-Day pass + Party(One day) *Only for 11/6 → ¥9,000
    1-Day pass *Only for conference 11/6  → ¥6,000
    2-Day pass for Teachers + Party (Both days) → ¥9,000
    2-Day pass for undergraduate/graduate students → ¥3,000
    2-Day pass for people under the age of 18 → ¥0
    Media pass → ¥0
    Meetup Parties (for 2 days) → ¥5,000

     

    Please fill the form and the category of the ticket. Your name will be used for the registration and issue for the ticket (We will check names in the form instead of purchaser’s name)

     

    ※ In case the purchaser and participant are different, we will need to check your IDs at registration. If we are not able to identify both purchaser and participant, we may not allow you to enter the conference. Also, you must not be registered under other people’s names.

     

    ※ Anyone under the age of 18 and their parents are free to participate in any workshops. The participants can go directly to Reception at Kojimachi Junior High School (Registrations for entry are not required). If you purchased student ticket, we’ll ask your student IDs at registration.

  • EdTech Global Ecosystem

    The conference is a member of

    “Asia EdTech Week”, an international collaborative initiative to connect global edtech communities and to showcase the “Now & Next of EdTech”. We also have other distinguished international partners such as SXSWedu and

    edtech Asia to introduce global trends.